Founded in 1899 by Giovanni Agnelli along with the help of several investors, Fiat is one of the world's longest running automobile manufacturers and Italy's largest. However, hardly an Italian anomaly, Fiat (which is an acronym for Italian Automobile Factory of Turin) produces and sells cars across the globe and has gained a worldwide fan base thanks to its iconic designs and distinctly European point of view. Now, after a two decade absence from American roadways, Fiat has once again returned stateside with a controlling interest in Chrysler and the all-new 500, a city-friendly three-door hatchback that draws upon the automaker's storied history with its cool, retro looks.

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2017 Fiat 500e

A smooth-riding compact city car. 

2017 Fiat 500

A sleek roadster with top-notch infotainment. 

2017 Fiat 124 Spider

An Italian classic 2-door convertible with iconic heritage.

2016 Fiat 500X Lounge FWD

The Big and Tall 500. A stylish compact crossover.

2015 Fiat 500C 1957 Edition

It's a "Throwback Everyday" with this charming, pastel-hued, special-edition 2-door convertible.

2014 Fiat 500e

The Quiet Italian. An efficient, urban electric car.

2014 Fiat Fiat 500L

Urban Utility Vehicle. A cool, city-friendly small station wagon.

2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio

Compact Performance Convertible. A small, thrilling and agile convertible.